High blood pressure appears to cause neurotic behaviour

High blood pressure appears to cause neurotic behaviour

We bang on from time to time about high blood pressure increasing your risk of stroke and heart attack. But can it make you a little nutty? A new and complex study found that high diastolic blood pressure – the lower of the two numbers in a blood pressure reading – can cause neuroticism. Or putting it another way, it can lead to an increase in neurotic behaviour such as perfectionism, self-criticism, irritability and dissatisfaction – all underwritten by a …